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jeopardize

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishjeopardizejeop‧ar‧dize (also jeopardise British English) /ˈdʒepədaɪz $ -ər-/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 RISKto risk losing or spoiling something important 🔊 large-scale military offensives which could jeopardize the UN peace process→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
jeopardizeIt took so long to get herself back because both her professional and personal independence were jeopardized by motherhood.The country's economic future is seriously jeopardized by the mass emigration of young people.The stability of such a transcript may be jeopardized, hence its faster subsequent degradation.A scandal like this might jeopardize his political career.This, they added, could jeopardize other large benefit programs such as Medicare and Medicaid.But usually its enforcement does not jeopardize the business community.Many feared that the continuing insecurity would jeopardize the chances of elections being held successfully.Three women refused to testify, fearing it would jeopardize their careers.You don't have to jeopardize your standing in the staffroom.
From Longman Business Dictionaryjeopardizejeop‧ar‧dize /ˈdʒepədaɪz-ər-/ (also jeopardise British English) verb [transitive] to risk losing or harming somethingThere are fears that cost cuts might jeopardize safety.The company’s financial position is being jeopardized by continuing losses.→ See Verb table
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Verb table
jeopardize
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyjeopardize
he, she, itjeopardizes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyjeopardized
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave jeopardized
he, she, ithas jeopardized
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad jeopardized
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill jeopardize
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have jeopardized
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam jeopardizing
he, she, itis jeopardizing
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you, we, theyare jeopardizing
Past
I, he, she, itwas jeopardizing
you, we, theywere jeopardizing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been jeopardizing
he, she, ithas been jeopardizing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been jeopardizing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be jeopardizing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been jeopardizing
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